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Free seminar on real estate careers

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors is sponsoring free career seminars designed to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with basic information about the residential real estate profession. The seminars are at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 and

August 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


LCDA OKs timber assessment

With an eye toward future revenue and development, the Liberty County Development Authority board on Monday approved an evaluation of timber on its Tradeport East and West properties.

August 25, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Business News


Reverse mortgages aren't for everyone

You can scarcely turn on the TV without seeing ads for reverse mortgages. They're touted as a great tool for cash-strapped seniors to tap their home equity to pay off bills while remaining in their homes with no monthly mortgage payments.

August 24, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


Lawmakers ratify gas tax freeze

ATLANTA - The Senate has unanimously voted to keep in place a freeze on Georgia's gas tax.

August 24, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Aerospace jobs land in Liberty Co.

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Firth Rixson Forgings LLC, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Firth Rixson Limited, will expand its forged metal operation in Midway as a result of increased business. The company anticipates creating 75-100 new jobs, bringing its total employees to 304 when in full production.

August 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Trade envoy gets pitch on port deepening

SAVANNAH - Georgia's port chief told a senior U.S. trade official Monday he supports the Obama administration's push to expand free trade, but he insisted the Port of Savannah needs a $600 million deepening of its shipping channel to fully reap the benefits.

August 23, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Business News


Airport considering new manager

Concerned about the state of upper airport management, the Midcoast Regional Airport Joint Management Board commissioned a cost-analysis study on Wednesday to determine how to move forward with its leadership.

August 23, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Business News


State jobless rate increases

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.1 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 9.9 percent in June and the same as a year earlier.

August 22, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Remarriage should refocus financial goals

A second marriage will bring many changes to your life, not the least of which may be changes in your financial strategy and goals.

August 20, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Pre-school center joins chamber

Alice & Mary Wonderland Preschool Learning Center in Midway hosted a ribbon-cutting and grand-opening ceremony Aug. 9 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

August 19, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Fort Stewart vendor fair to help match local businesses with military

In an effort to help local businesses learn how to do business with the military, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a vendor fair from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 30 at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart.

August 18, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Back-to-school budgeting tips

The days when you could send your kids off to the first day of school with a lunchbox and a hug are long gone. Today's back-to-school preparations likely include filling out piles of pre-enrollment paperwork, lining up carpools and, of course, the dreaded shopping excursions for clothes and school supplies.

August 18, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


Don't let downgrade deter you

Just when you thought you could take a break from financial drama, following the resolution of the debt ceiling issue, here comes Act 2: the downgrade of the U.S. long-term credit rating. As a citizen, you may be feeling frustrated. As an investor, you might be getting worried. But is this concern really justified?

August 13, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Reactor OK not expected until 2012

ATLANTA - The Southern Co. is unlikely to receive permission until early 2012 to build what could become the country's first new nuclear plant in a generation, according to a new timeline from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

August 13, 2011 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Business News


United Way’s investment process ongoing

The United Way of the Coastal Empire is undergoing its yearly community investment process to determine which nonprofit human-service agencies best serve the community's needs and should receive donor contributions for the 2012 year.

August 13, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


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Enmarket buys Clyde’s

Savannah-based Enmarket Stations has boosted its convenience store reach with a 35-store deal bringing the company total to 90 stores in Georgia and the Carolinas.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Picking the perfect tree

Since last weekend, I have noticed peculiar things happening in Coastal Georgia. Seemingly overnight, trees and shrubs are now adorned with shining ornaments, lights and ...

December 04, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Forestry to be topic of Savannah discussion

A tour to learn Georgians' hopes and concerns about forestry will present a "Tree Talk" in Savannah at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the ...

December 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


New riverkeeper hired for Ogeechee

Ogeechee Riverkeeper has hired Dr. Simona Perry as its new riverkeeper/executive director.

November 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville economy continues to recover from Hurricane Irma

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that metro Hinesville continues to recover from the impact of Hurricane Irma.

November 29, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News


How to care for holiday plants

As we enter into the holiday season, many people are looking for the perfect gifts. For those who wish to communicate their well wishes with ...

November 28, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Midway plant growing

Arconic, a forged metal producer in the Liberty County Development Authority's Tradeport East business park, needs work space and parking space as it continues ...

November 27, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Business News


For the love of Liberty County

As a spouse of a retired U.S. Army veteran, I have traveled the world, and in my travels, I have achieved many successes. However ...

November 25, 2017 | By Sabrina Newby Special to the Courier | Business News


Shopping small can be a big deal

Having and supporting small business is an essential part of any local economy, however, during the holiday season it is easy for the local spots ...

November 24, 2017 | By Leah Poole Special to the Courier | Business News


Drop those pruners

During the long, hot dog days of late summer I always notice that I get fewer calls from home gardeners. That was especially true this ...

November 24, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News


Hinesville's dining options increasing

The packed parking lot and lines of cars extending out to MacArthur Drive can only mean one thing - Cook Out is officially open.

November 22, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


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